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Any of a group of diseases or conditions characterized by the formation and deposition of amyloid in various organs and tissues of the body.


(Pathology) pathol the deposition of amyloid in various tissues of the body, as occurs in certain chronic infections
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Noun1.amyloidosis - a disorder characterized by deposit of amyloid in organs or tissues; often secondary to chronic rheumatoid arthritis or tuberculosis or multiple myeloma
illness, sickness, unwellness, malady - impairment of normal physiological function affecting part or all of an organism


n. amiloidosis, acumulación de amiloide en los tejidos.


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Talking of reunions I haven't had my annual meet with some of my old mates from Caludon Castle yet so perhaps Tom Wickens, Bob Abercrombie, John Bloxham, Roy Deakin and Gord Herdman would like to get their heads together with a few dates and invite Dave Matthews and Mike Cheslin.
In the late 80s, Wheeler formed a quintet with Holland, Abercrombie, John Taylor and Peter Erskine.
Standing, from left): Mr Yardley, Jeff Ashby, Pete Head, Vic Goodyear, Roger Clifford, Roger Leybourne, Malcolm Lane, Mr Meridith' (seated, from left): Ken Mason, Paul Abercrombie, John Burkitt, Bob Fisher, Frank Oldham, Rob Shepard, Paul Turner.